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"This book provides novice to expert nurses easily accessible information on rhythms and dysrhythmias....This is a great book for students and novice nurses learning rhythms. Its size lends itself to being used daily on the clinical unit."--Doody's Review Service
A true pocket guide for working nurses, Nurse to Nurse: ECG Interpretation offers peer-to-peer guidance to help you learn and remember the different ECG rhythms most often encountered in everyday clinical practice. Using numerous tables and innovative features such as Tricks of the Trade, Evidence-Based Practice boxes, and Clinical Alerts, Peggy Jenkins carefully explains how to interpret:Sinus rhythms Atrial rhythms Junctional rhythms Atrioventricular heart blocks Myocardial infarction Changes found in patients with pacemakers
For each type of rhythm, you'll find description, causes, assessments, interpretations, criteria, and care measures along with heart diagrams that correspond to the ECGs.
Coverage of both basic and advanced concepts incorporates the latest research developments and provides material that is pertinent to both beginning and experienced prehospital care providers.
- Chapters 1-15 cover ECG basics, 3-lead interpretation and treatment of dysrhythmias, pacemaker rhythms and more.
- Chapters 16-19 cover acute coronary syndromes, thrombus formation, and advanced treatment options.
Companion CD offers even more practice with 200 practice rhythm self-assessment exercises and answers in PowerPoint format.
Drug Caution boxes provide valuable tips and reminders on drug use and administration.
Patient care algorithms show you step-by-step management and treatment.
Chapter summaries reinforce major concepts and tie information together.
Chapter review questions test your understanding of key topics.
Heart rate calculator ruler is included free in every text.
Advanced level treatment material, such as complete thrombus formation, treatment and management offers critical information for both the hospital setting and the EMS setting.
Self-assessment answer keys allow you to check your own work for self-evaluation.
Chapter outline offers a quick overview of each chapter’s content.
Learning Objective boxes allow you to check off mastered information.
Key terms help you learn essential vocabulary and reinforce basic concepts.
Illustrations aid comprehension of difficult concepts.
Notes sections provide a place to write down your lecture notes and keep information in one place for review.
Dr. Philip Podrid, the primary author, is an academic cardiologist and Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology at Boston University School of Medicine and a Lecturer at Harvard Medical School. He has taught ECG interpretation for more than 35 years to medical students, house staff (interns and residents), cardiology fellows, physicians, nurses, and EMTs.Volume 4: Arrhythmias
Volume 4, Arrhythmias--Part A: Core Cases presents 62 cases that are fundamental to the understanding and diagnosis of arrhythmias. Included are rhythm disorders involving the sinus node, those generated by the atrial myocardium, those involving the AV node or junction, and those that originate within the ventricular myocardium.
An additional 58 cases for further study are available in a separate digital edition,Volume 4, Arrhythmias–Part B: Practice Cases.
More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum’s Outlines for their expert knowledge and helpful solved problems. Written by renowned experts in their respective fields, Schaum’s Outlines cover everything from math to science, nursing to language. The main feature for all these books is the solved problems. Step-by-step, authors walk readers through coming up with solutions to exercises in their topic of choice.Comprehensive explanations of the various topics covered in ECG interpretation courses Relevant examples and extensive end-of-chapter exercises motivate you to understand new material and reinforce acquired skills Supports the following courses: Medical/surgical nursing and all clinical rotations Detailed explanations and practice problems in the different areas of ECG interpretation Comprehensive review of specialized topics such as cardiac anatomy and physiology, arrhythmias, and blockages Instruction on obtaining and interpreting rhythm strips and a 12-Lead ECG